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Description - Medieval European Coinage: Volume 6, the Iberian Peninsula by Dr. Miquel Crusafont

This volume of Medieval European Coinage is the first English-language survey to bring the latest research on the coinage of Spain and Portugal c.1000-1500 to an international audience. A major work of reference by leading numismatic experts, the volume provides an authoritative and up-to-date account of the coinages of Aragon, Catalonia, Castile, Leon, Navarre and Portugal, which have rarely been studied together. It considers how money circulated throughout the peninsula, offering new syntheses of the monetary history of the individual kingdoms and includes an extensive catalogue of the Aragonese, Castilian, Catalan, Leonese, Navarrese and Portuguese coins in the collection of the Fitzwilliam Museum. This major contribution to the field will be a valuable point of reference for the study of medieval history, numismatics and archaeology.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781316506745
ISBN-10: 1316506746
Format: Paperback
(246mm x 189mm x 46mm)
Pages: 922
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 16-Mar-2017
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Dr. Miquel Crusafont

Miquel Crusafont is the leading expert on the coinage of Catalonia-Aragon and author of numerous works including the standard reference Numismatica de la corona catalano-aragonesa medieval (785-1516) (1982) and the recent Cat...leg General de la Moneda Catalana (2009). He is editor of the journal Acta Numismatica. Anna M. Balaguer has published extensively on medieval Islamic, Castilian, Catalan, Aragonese and Portuguese coinages as well as the coinage of the Iberian peninsula. These publications include Del Mancus a la Dobla (1993) and Historia de la moneda dels comtats Catalans (1999) as well as articles and chapters in many other works. She is a member of the Asociacion Numismatica Espanola (Barcelona) and the Instituto de Sintra (Portugal). Philip Grierson (1910-2006) was Professor of Numismatics, University of Cambridge, Fellow of Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge and formerly Professor of Numismatics and History of Coinage at the University of Brussels. He was Honorary Keeper of Coins at the Fitzwilliam Museum, to which he bequeathed his unrivalled collection of medieval European coins.